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June 8, 2011 
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Counseling Center
Study Abroad
Transfer Center
Educational Talent Search Program
Viking Alumni Association

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Important admission and registration dates

Now through June 12 - Open registration for summer term

June 13 - Six-week summer term begins. (June 13-July 21)
Registration for classes after the session begins is on a space-available basis and will require a late add code or instructor signature.  View summer important dates (pdf)

June 13-21 - AA/AS degree or certificate filing period

July 4 - Independence Day holiday - campus closed

July 5 - Three-week summer term begins. (July 5--22)

August 12 - Fall term begins. View fall important dates (pdf)

InSite portal and InSite mail 

Search summer schedule online Summer registration going on now!

Search summer 2011 schedule online

Check your InSite portal page for your upcoming registration dates.
Search fall schedule online The fall schedule is now online!
Planning for the perfect fall semester? Make sure to plan ahead and take advantage of your registration appointment time. Avoid disappointment by checking the online fall schedule immediately prior to your registration appointment to be certain your desired classes are still available. Log on to InSite to view your registration appointment day and time.

Don't miss our Courses to Consider section.


Critical deadlines and essential class information now ONLY available through the InSite portal and InSite mail.

DVC Counseling CenterCounseling Center
Status of Counseling Services in the summer
There are limited counseling appointments and drop-in appointments available through the month of June for students returning to DVC, students enrolled in the summer, and students transferring from other colleges. New students will be able to connect with a counselor during the COUNS 095 - Orientation to College course over the summer.

NOTE: Due to state budget cuts and budget uncertainties for 2011-12, no counseling appointments will be available during the month of July. Another update will be provided in July regarding the status of counseling appointments prior to school starting in August.

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Experience UC Berkeley through the UCB-DVC Concurrent Enrollment Program
  Are you interested in taking one class during the fall semester at UC Berkeley?  Learn about eligibility requirements and more.
Big Ben in London, EnglandStudy Abroad. . .

. . .in London, England

September 8-December 9, 2011. Limited seats. Sign up now. Application deadline is Thursday, June 16. 

Duomo Florence, Italy. . .in Florence, Italy
January 28-April 27, 2012.  Information meeting Thursday, August 25, 2-3 p.m., LA-117.

For more information, contact the Study Abroad Office located in FO-219, by email, [email protected], or call 925-685-1230 ext. 2735.

The London and Florence programs are offered by the Northern California Study Abroad Consortuim (NCSAC) in partnership with AIFS
Transfer Center Transfer Center
Budget cuts have affected the Transfer Center. We will be open until June 30. Services for next fall will be reduced.

Visit our webpage for important announcements or stop in the Transfer Center for assistance.

What should you do in the summer?
  • Admitted students: Be sure to follow any instructions your college or university provides such as submitting transcripts and other documentation.
  • Future transfers: Check websites for upcoming application deadlines for the CSU spring and winter terms and for private colleges.
  • Saint Mary's is accepting fall applications until July 1!
More information can be found at www.dvc.edu/transfer.
Educational Talent Search Program Educational Talent Search Program
The Educational Talent Search Program at DVC seeks math tutors and Teacher Assistants (TA) for Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II for summer 2011.

Paid positions for DVC students to work with local middle and high school students at the DVC campus. Must be available Monday through Thursday 8:30-10:30 a.m., 9:30-10:30 a.m., or 10:30-11:30 a.m. Students interested in being a tutor or TA should contact Jackie Castellano at [email protected].

Please visit our website for more information.
Stay in touch, involved, and informed DVC's Viking Alumni Association

Join the DVC Viking Alumni Association now.
Stay informed and connected to the college community. Membership is free.  Visit www.dvc.edu/alumni for more information.
The InquirerThe Inquirer, DVC's award-winning student newspaper is online!
Check us out in print or online at www.theinquireronline.com
Contra Costa Community College District Police Department Police Services silent witness tip line
Students, faculty and staff can call 925-685-1230, ext. 1999 to provide information without having to leave any personal information.

For more information in case of emergency:
Contra Costa Community College District Police Services

Police Services on the Pleasant Hill campus is located in the northwest corner of Lot 1. If you are having trouble locating us, please contact our office, at 925-685-1230, ext. 2338, 2339 or 925-686-5547 and we can have a police aide escort you there.

Police Services on the San Ramon campus is located in W-102. Please contact our office, at 925-866-1822, ext. 5120.
Stay informed during an emergency!
Sign up to receive emergency email and/or text message alerts from DVC. These alerts will only be sent in the case of an actual emergency when the safety of our students and staff is at risk, or when we have to close campus for any reason. (At times, you may also receive a message as a test, at the same time that the monthly siren test is run. You will be notified that this is a test.) Please sign up at the following link:

Please create a new account, and fill out your contact information. To receive text messages, please click on the "Mobile device" tab behind the default "Email" tab.

Safety reminder

If you are faced with a potentially violent or dangerous situation on campus ...

First move to a safe location and then immediately contact Campus Police at: ext. 2333 from a campus phone, or 925-680-7000 from your cell phone. (Calling 911 from a cell phone will result in an unnecessary delay.)

Our Campus Police are highly trained to deal with a wide variety of situations involving students and visitors on campus.
Our mission statement
Diablo Valley College (DVC) is passionately committed to student learning through the intellectual, scientific, artistic, psychological, and ethical development of its diverse student body. DVC prepares students for transfer to four-year universities; provides career and technical education; supports the economic development of the region; offers pre-collegiate programs; and promotes personal growth and lifelong learning. Complete mission statement